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'Do not track' legislation could be Internet game changer
When Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) introduced legislation this year that would establish a “Do Not Track List” for Internet marketers, countless consumers sighed, “It’s about time.”
Alternative dispute resolution can save time and money
Considered cost-effective, fast, flexible and fair, ADR is the most popular method for resolving disputes in this region.
Avoid common business insurance mistakes
Business owners work hard to grow their enterprises, investing countless hours, intense labor and careful attention to assure success.
Business Lawsuits: By the Numbers
If you ever find your business faced with a lawsuit, these numbers may help you make some big-money decisions.
Buying Versus Leasing - Understanding the Pros and Cons
Whether you're starting a new business or growing an existing one, you probably need equipment to get the job done.
Choosing an Attorney: Five Tips to Follow
Whether you need help with estate planning, a divorce or a personal injury lawsuit, you’ll want and need to have the right attorney in your corner.
Five tips for choosing a lawyer
Chances are at some point in your life, you'll need a lawyer. It is the nature of the complex world we live in that sometimes we need the guidance of an attorney to protect our interests. Whatever the reason, you want to make sure you get the caliber of representation you deserve.
Four cases that changed the NFL
Excitement is building for the 2015 NFL Super Bowl, and it’s a sure thing many of us will be watching on Feb. 1.
Judge Judy versus small claims court: a battle for the real people's court
Judge Judy recently made headlines for being the highest-paid television personality in the world, pulling in $47 million per year for handing down her own brand of justice.
Lawsuit basics: what to do when your business gets sued
Few business owners begin operations expecting to be sued, but statistics from the United States Department of Justice suggest it’s a reality many will face at some point.
NBA Finals: Two legal maneuvers that changed the sport ... and made some people very rich
With the NBA Final just days away, basketball fans throughout the country are anxiously awaiting the match-up between the Cavaliers and the Warriors. To feed your basketball hunger in the meantime, we offer you two legal stories behind the NBA—one that made some older people very rich and another that’s earning some kids right out of high school more in one year than some of us will ever accrue in a lifetime.
Retail rules: Am I entitled to a price adjustment?
Is there a law that after a retail item has been sold by a business and then goes on sale for a lesser price that the business has to refund the difference?
Small claims court: five fallacies to understand
Small claims court can be a great resource for ordinary people seeking civil justice. It’s quicker and less expensive than the usual court process, yet still yields legally enforceable judgments.
Tinder under fire as user files class-action lawsuit
Earlier this month, a California man filed a class-action lawsuit against the scorching-hot Tinder online dating app.
Top 3 liabilities of summer
Summertime in Wisconsin is magical. Residents emerge from an interminable hibernation to enjoy the beauty, recreation and many celebrations dotting our region. But it isn’t all fun and games. Summer in Wisconsin is a prime time for injury-related accidents—many of which can easily be avoided and many of which carry big liability issues when they aren’t.
Understanding the process of small claims court
Whether for a minor fender-bender, a bad check or dissatisfaction with a transaction, people seeking legal redress for issues involving $10,000 or less can find it in small claims court. But don’t expect Judge Judy. Small claims courts are far less dramatic and much more focused on the facts.
What the Supreme Court's top five decisions this week mean for Wisconsin residents
It’s been a busy few days for the U.S. Supreme Court, with a number of big-case decisions—and, in more than one matter, indecision. Here’s the rundown on the top five and what they mean for Wisconsin residents.
What you can learn from Facebook's latest fumble
It’s happened again. Facebook is in the news for raising ire — this time for allowing researchers to manipulate users’ newsfeeds to gauge emotional responses to positive or negative posts.
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